He Huan Pi (Albizia Bark) 合欢皮
Chinese Herb: He Huan Pi (Albizia Bark)
Albizia Julibrissin; Albiziae Cortex,
Literally meaning "Collective Happiness Bark", this herb is primarily used as a mild Shen calming herb. However, it also has an important action to invigorate blood circulation and reduce swelling, and is used occasionally for injuries, ranging from simple bruises to more serious injuries such as fractures.
He Huan Pi is sweet in flavor, neutral in energetic action. He Huan Pi enters the Heart and Lung meridians.